Accession: A10180B
Editorial Title: Tenets
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Date: December 23, 1888
Manuscript Description: Printed copy of Tenets with handwritten edits by Mary Baker Eddy.
Editorial Note: These Tenets were prepared for the new members who were admitted to the Church of Christ (Scientist) during the December 23, 1888 service at Chickering Hall. Mary Baker Eddy preached the sermon, "The Personal and Impersonal Savior," which was later published as a pamphlet and in Miscellaneous Writings 1883-1896 under the title "Christmas Sermon."
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TENETS.

To be Signed by those Uniting with the Church of Christ, Scientist.

First.--As adherents of Truth, you take the Scriptures for your guide to Life.

Second.-- You acknowledge one Father, Son and Holy Ghost, -- one God, the brotherhood of man, and Divine Science; the forgiveness of sin, in the destruction of sin; the atonement of Christ, in the efficacy of Truth and Love. And the way of salvation as marked out by Jesus, healing the sick, casting out (evils), and raising the dead, --uplifting a dead faith into Life and Love.

Third. -- You promise to love one another, and to work, watch and pray; to keep the Ten Commandments; to deal justly, love mercy, walk humbly; and inasmuch as you are enabled by Truth, to cast out evil and heal the sick.

Do you subscribe to these Tenets?

NAME,

RESIDENCE,

A10180B
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TENETS.

To be Signed by those Uniting with the Church of Christ, Scientist.

First.--As adherents of Truth, we you take the Scriptures for your guide to Life.

Second.-- We You acknowledge one Father, Son and Holy Ghost, -- one God, the brotherhood of man, and Divine Science; And the forgiveness of sin, which is in the destruction of sin; And the atonement of Christ, which is in the efficacy of Truth and Love. And the way of salvation as marked out by Jesus, which is healing the sick, casting out devils (evils), and raising the dead, --uplifting a dead faith into Life and Love.

Third. --We You promise to love one another, and to work, watch and pray; to strive against sin and to keep the Ten Commandments; to deal justly, love mercy, walk humbly; and inasmuch as we you are enabled by Truth, to cast out evil and heal the sick.

Do you subscribe to the above these Tenets?

NAME,

RESIDENCE,